From: ktpr (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 12 2006 - 09:35:14 MDT
> pathways? Why implement
> over 100 neurotransmitters when one will do just
> fine (modular
> specificity can be achieved through wiring or
> through postsynaptic
> receptor response)?
Living organisms have to be somewhat physically
redundant. Consider the case where you fall down and
blow out your one neurotransmitter. Contrast this with
the case of me falling down and blowing out one
neurotransmitter out of several billion.
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